Period
to 22 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 6 months to 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 604 767 728
Rank change year-on-year +163 -39 -44
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 84 302 480
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.41% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 74 250 380
Median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,875 £29,950 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £66,250 £80,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +16.88% -3.75%

VBScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 29,030 73,197 91,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 59.28% 53.51% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 24,643 60,061 76,192
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VBScript.

Salary trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing VBScript over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Salary histogram for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 6 months to 22 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +189 81 £49,500 +4.21% 14
UK excluding London +223 55 £45,000 - 12
London +166 28 £62,000 +18.10% 3
South West +113 20 £49,500 +10.00%
South East +204 11 £46,500 +2.20% 8
Midlands +88 9 £48,500 +21.25%
West Midlands +81 9 £48,500 +21.25%
Work from Home -13 7 £37,500 -40.00% 3
North of England +150 6 £35,000 -17.65% 1
East of England +128 6 £38,250 -23.50% 2
North West +105 4 £70,000 +64.71% 1
Wales +44 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Yorkshire +123 2 £35,000 -26.32%

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, IT jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for VBScript.

1 60 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 59 (70.24%) Windows
3 48 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 40 (47.62%) Active Directory
5 38 (45.24%) VMware
6 31 (36.90%) SQL
7 29 (34.52%) SQL Server
8 25 (29.76%) Office 365
9 24 (28.57%) SCCM
9 24 (28.57%) Azure
10 23 (27.38%) Citrix
11 21 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (25.00%) Windows 10
12 20 (23.81%) Windows Server
12 20 (23.81%) Cisco
12 20 (23.81%) C#
13 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
13 19 (22.62%) .NET
13 19 (22.62%) DNS
14 17 (20.24%) Linux
15 16 (19.05%) DHCP
15 16 (19.05%) XML
16 15 (17.86%) HP
16 15 (17.86%) Firewall
16 15 (17.86%) Degree
17 14 (16.67%) Finance
17 14 (16.67%) Oracle
17 14 (16.67%) Web Services
18 13 (15.48%) OO
18 13 (15.48%) ERP

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.76%) IIS
3 3 (3.57%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.57%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.38%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.19%) Confluence
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.19%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.38%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 2 (2.38%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (29.76%) Office 365
2 24 (28.57%) Azure
3 6 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (3.57%) AWS
5 2 (2.38%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.19%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.62%) DNS
2 16 (19.05%) DHCP
3 15 (17.86%) Firewall
4 11 (13.10%) HTTP
4 11 (13.10%) VoIP
5 10 (11.90%) SAN
6 8 (9.52%) TCP/IP
7 6 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (5.95%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (4.76%) Unified Communications
10 3 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (3.57%) Internet
10 3 (3.57%) iSCSI
10 3 (3.57%) LAN
10 3 (3.57%) Skype
10 3 (3.57%) VLAN
11 2 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (2.38%) WAN
12 1 (1.19%) NAS
12 1 (1.19%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (34.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.57%) Big Data
3 3 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.57%) MySQL
3 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2019
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.38%) DB2
4 2 (2.38%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (2.38%) QlikView
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (15.48%) MSI
2 12 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 9 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (10.71%) WiX
4 8 (9.52%) InstallShield
5 5 (5.95%) JIRA
6 4 (4.76%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.76%) Selenium
7 3 (3.57%) GitLab
7 3 (3.57%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.57%) Maven
8 2 (2.38%) LabVIEW
8 2 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.19%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.19%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.19%) Subversion
9 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 14 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Aerospace
2 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.57%) Advertising
4 2 (2.38%) Electronics
4 2 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.38%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.38%) Publishing
5 1 (1.19%) Law
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (20.24%) Developer
2 9 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (9.52%) Administrator
4 7 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 7 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Analyst
5 6 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) DBA
5 6 (7.14%) IT Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) SQL DBA
5 6 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
5 6 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) C++ Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) VMware Support Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.62%) .NET
2 16 (19.05%) XML
3 14 (16.67%) Web Services
4 13 (15.48%) .NET Framework
4 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET
4 13 (15.48%) CSS
4 13 (15.48%) HTML
4 13 (15.48%) JSON
4 13 (15.48%) REST
5 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (14.29%) WCF
6 11 (13.10%) Node.js
6 11 (13.10%) SOAP
6 11 (13.10%) Vue.js
7 10 (11.90%) Ajax
7 10 (11.90%) XSD
8 9 (10.71%) WPF
8 9 (10.71%) XML Schema
9 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (7.14%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (7.14%) iSeries
2 4 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.57%) Clustering
3 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.57%) Replication
4 2 (2.38%) AS400
4 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.38%) Verilog
4 2 (2.38%) VHDL
5 1 (1.19%) Anti-Piracy
5 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.19%) Derivative
5 1 (1.19%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (70.24%) Windows
2 21 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 20 (23.81%) Windows Server
4 17 (20.24%) Linux
5 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (13.10%) Windows 7
6 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (4.76%) Mac OS
8 4 (4.76%) SUSE
9 3 (3.57%) Unix
9 3 (3.57%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.38%) Android
10 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.19%) VxWorks
11 1 (1.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.48%) CRM
1 13 (15.48%) ERP
1 13 (15.48%) OO
2 12 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (13.10%) High Availability
3 11 (13.10%) OOD
3 11 (13.10%) RAD
4 10 (11.90%) MVC
4 10 (11.90%) Technical Leadership
5 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (10.71%) ITIL
5 9 (10.71%) Multithreading
6 8 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (7.14%) Change Management
8 6 (7.14%) Project Delivery
8 6 (7.14%) Service Management
8 6 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 31 (36.90%) SQL
3 20 (23.81%) C#
4 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
5 12 (14.29%) C++
6 9 (10.71%) VB
6 9 (10.71%) VBA
6 9 (10.71%) VC++
7 8 (9.52%) Java
7 8 (9.52%) Python
7 8 (9.52%) T-SQL
8 6 (7.14%) Perl
8 6 (7.14%) PHP
9 5 (5.95%) Bash Shell
9 5 (5.95%) C++/CLI
10 4 (4.76%) C
10 4 (4.76%) Ruby
11 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.38%) RPG
12 2 (2.38%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 15 (17.86%) Degree
2 12 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (5.95%) MCSE
5 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.57%) CCNA
6 3 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.57%) MCDBA
6 3 (3.57%) MCITP
6 3 (3.57%) MCSA
6 3 (3.57%) MCT
7 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.19%) CISM
8 1 (1.19%) CISSP
8 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) GDPR
2 4 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.57%) SLA
4 2 (2.38%) QA
5 1 (1.19%) COBIT
5 1 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 21 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.90%) vSphere
3 10 (11.90%) XenApp
4 9 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 8 (9.52%) XenDesktop
6 7 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (3.57%) Docker
9 3 (3.57%) vCloud
10 2 (2.38%) BitLocker
10 2 (2.38%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (1.19%) Cronacle
11 1 (1.19%) Firmware
11 1 (1.19%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (1.19%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (28.57%) SCCM
2 4 (4.76%) Ansible
3 3 (3.57%) AirWatch
3 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (3.57%) Perfmon
3 3 (3.57%) Puppet
3 3 (3.57%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.38%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (2.38%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.19%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.19%) SCOM
5 1 (1.19%) vMotion
Vendors
1 48 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 38 (45.24%) VMware
3 23 (27.38%) Citrix
4 20 (23.81%) Cisco
5 15 (17.86%) HP
6 14 (16.67%) Oracle
7 8 (9.52%) IBM
7 8 (9.52%) SAP
8 6 (7.14%) Aruba
9 5 (5.95%) Dell
9 5 (5.95%) Ivanti
9 5 (5.95%) Sage
10 4 (4.76%) EMC
10 4 (4.76%) Juniper
10 4 (4.76%) Mitel
11 3 (3.57%) Avaya
11 3 (3.57%) Solarflare
11 3 (3.57%) Sun
12 2 (2.38%) Apple
12 2 (2.38%) SolarWinds